The shift to remote recruitment has seen demand for HR tech tools increase resulting in momentous growth for SmartRecruiters
San Francisco, CA – 15 July 2021 – SmartRecruiters, global leader in enterprise recruitment software, today announces a successful first half of 2021 across Europe, as the talent acquisition industry continues to recover. Not only has SmartRecruiters seen growth across all areas including Sales, Marketing, Development and Operations, but more than 75 companies have committed to implementing its modern talent acquisition suite.
The companies that have revolutionised their recruitment methods with SmartRecruiters include RedBull, Les Mousquetaires, PA Consulting, Veolia, and Axel Springer. Additionally, the Partner and Alliance team launched 23 new partners in the SmartRecruiters Marketplace of apps and services, joining a strong network of more than 600 partners globally, including Codility, CodeSignal, Sterling, HireRight, Modern Hire, HireVue.
“We’ve seen a surge of growth in EMEA for companies who are looking to transform their hiring in the new world of work. The competition for talent is increasing, and companies need better access to talent. SmartRecruiters’ Talent Acquisition Suite helps companies reimagine how they hire and compete for talent,” says Robert Symons, SVP at SmartRecruiters.
To accommodate for the fast-growing business, SmartRecruiters has increased its EMEA team by 22% across all key departments including Sales, Customer Success, Marketing and Support. The company will be recruiting at an even higher pace in the second half of 2021.
“Being able to pivot quickly during the onset of the pandemic enabled our teams to grow stronger together and think outside of the box to maximize overall growth, especially in the European region,” continues Symons, “Now we’re facing another shift with business operations returning to pre-pandemic levels, so it’s even more imperative that we continue striving for success in all that we do to continue exceeding customer expectations and helping companies achieve Hiring Success.”
The company has also been ramping up Diversity , Equity, Inclusion and Belonging initiatives over the last quarter. A few of the highlights include supporting over 400 organisations in assessing their Diversity Hiring Maturity through its Diversity Hiring Toolkit, launching the SmartRecruiters’ diversity and inclusive leadership commitments, and conducting its first diversity focused survey.
SmartRecruiters will also present as the headline sponsor of the popular HR-tech industry event, RecFest, held in Margate, UK mid-July and will be returning as the co-headline sponsor in September. Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment management company and one of SmartRecruiters’ largest UK-based customers, will be speaking at the events to showcase their success in using SmartRecruiters products to reduce reliance on recruiting agencies, meet company-wide growth targets, and reduce hiring time.
“Our mission at SmartRecruiters is all about bringing together the right candidate, with the right job role, reducing the complexity of recruitment and driving efficiency for talent acquisition (TA) teams. It’s all about connecting people,” states Fabrice Etienne, Head of Marketing, SmartRecruiters.
“As RecFest celebrates the efforts of the hard-working professionals within the recruitment industry by providing a space to discover, learn and, most importantly, connect, we are thrilled to be the headline sponsor for RecFest 2021. Furthermore, we are excited to partner with Recruitment Events to bring the industry together face to face after an incredibly challenging time.”
SmartRecruiters’ is due to release further announcements about additional clients and partnerships, its next round of funding, new product features and an industry benchmark State of Diversity Hiring Report over the next quarter.